Tag: Oneri Fleita

Cubs "Black Wednesday" has silver lining

Cubs "Black Wednesday" has silver lining
When the news came down today about the Cubs dismissal of Oneri Fleita one of my first thoughts was “How Cubs is this”? The only difference is the old Cubs way wouldn’t have had the guts to correct the mistake this quickly. The guy who was just given a 3-year extension prior to Theo Epstein’s... Read more »

Cubs make sweeping changes to front office: Fleita, Wasserstrom out; Kaplan, Nelson reassigned

Cubs make sweeping changes to front office: Fleita, Wasserstrom out; Kaplan, Nelson reassigned
Updated 1:04 PM The Cubs are making sweeping changes to their front office.  According to Paul Sullivan, the Cubs have also re-assigned Ari Kaplan from Manager of Statistical Analysis to a consulting position and have eliminated Chuck Wasserstrom’s position, which was Manager of Baseball Information.  They are also looking to find a new position for Scott Nelson,... Read more »

Cubs, Oneri Fleita building big advantage with Dominican Academy

Cubs, Oneri Fleita building big advantage with Dominican Academy
Bruce Levine interviewed Theo Epstein today on ESPN 1000.  Much of it was the usual fodder, but Levine saved the most interesting question for last.  Well, it was actually more of an open-ended question so it was the answer that was really interesting. The question was about what Theo’s biggest surprise upon taking over the... Read more »
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